5 E-commerce Lessons Brands Can Learn from the Coronavirus Outbreak

  • Joshua Schall
  • Apr 2, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought about an extraordinary level of uncertainty in the CPG industry. During this challenging time, leaders cannot allow themselves to be consumed with stress, but should instead embrace the fact that the only certainty in life is uncertainty. With that mindset, it becomes vital to focus on the valuable lessons that…

COVID-19 E-commerce Boom: How CPG Brands Can Win Over New Online Grocery Shoppers

  • Joshua Schall
  • Mar 27, 2020

It has been said that nothing is as painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. At the same time, where some see difficult endings, others see new beginnings. While I’m not sure a single e-commerce executive could have predicted that a global health crisis would be the major turning point for…

How COVID-19 Is Impacting CPG Brands

  • Joshua Schall
  • Mar 17, 2020

Despite China confirming the first case of COVID-19 approximately two months ago, Americans have generally considered it more of a looming threat than a clear and present danger. That all seemed to quickly change, however, after the Presidential press conference on February 26. In the weeks since that tipping point, U.S. consumer purchasing behavior has…

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  • Brittany Corners
  • Feb 7, 2013

The CrowdSource team would like to congratulate our rock star Co-Founder and CEO, Stephanie Leffler for making the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2013 class of 40 Under 40. With over 500 qualified candidates, Steph made the list that was narrowed down to just 40 winners.

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  • Brittany Corners
  • Oct 22, 2012

CrowdSource, a leader in enterprise-level managed crowdsourcing solutions, announced today a $12.5 million Series A funding round led by Highland Capital Partners. Corey Mulloy, general partner at Highland Capital Partners, has joined CrowdSource’s Board of Directors. Launched publicly in June 2011, CrowdSource uses its 500,000 workers to provide full-service crowdsourcing solutions to accomplish labor-intensive tasks…

Crowdsourcing in Government
  • Brittany Corners
  • Oct 1, 2012

Governments and their agencies around the world embrace crowdsourcing as a way to engage citizens, use open innovation and complete repetitive tasks. The reasons a particular government or agency might use the crowd varies, from being understaffed to wanting to improve efficiency and efficacy of developing programs and delivering services. Examples of crowdsourcing in government…

Crowdfunding and Its Growing Role in Academic Research
  • Brittany Corners
  • Aug 13, 2012

Crowdfunding has helped fund startups and innovation since its inception, but academic research is starting to benefit. The funding of anything from Project Hexpod that funds the building of Stompy, an 18-foot rideable walking robot, to saving abandoned or abused animals across the globe or getting creative projects started takes place via crowdfunding platforms, such…

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